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Soyuz 38



Soyuz 38 was a manned Soviet mission launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome and carried cosmonauts Yuri Romanenko (USSR) and Arnaldo Tamayo-Mendez (Cuba) to the Salyut 6 space station. It was the seventh international crew under the Intercosmos program and was recovered on September 26, 1980 at 15:54 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 11977
  • Soyuz38

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1980-09-18
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6570 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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